What happened in the season 2 of Startups for News?
Datawrapper won the competition. Datawrapper is an open source tool helping everyone to create simple, correct and embeddable charts in minutes.
This tool reduces the time needed to create a correct chart and embed it into any website from hours to seconds. It makes charting easy, and helps you avoiding common pitfalls.
Datawrapper is 100% free software. Anyone can use this free hosted service, or install it on their own server for maximum control. Written in PHP, Datawrapper is easy to install, modify and extend.
The users can customise the charts layout, fonts and colours to make them integrate nicely in their websites.
Datawrapper’s userbase includes the biggest newsrooms worldwide such as The Guardian, The Washington Post, Buzzfeed, Vox, The Wall Street Journal, etc.